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How many total speakers of German were there in pre-WWI USA?

The 1910 US Census enumerates some 2.7 million foreign-born speakers of German in the United States then. That number must be an understatement because there were many communities of heritage German ...
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How common were foreigners in the Weimar republic?

Was it common to find foreigners in Germany during Weimar Republic and the beginning of the Nazi regimes? Because they do not seem particularly attractive historical periods but I found many ...
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Status of “Grazier” and “Farmer” in Victorian England

I'm looking at census returns for the village of Eversholt, Bedfordshire, in the Victorian period. Farming was the biggest employer. This is post-enclosure, 1851 to 1901. Enclosure happened in 1806. ...
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1785 state [sic — see the postscript below] census of Vermont?

In 1785 Vermont was a de-facto independent country that was unrecognized largely because the government of New York adamantly insisted that Vermont was legally part of New York (as King George III had ...